History Talks

I am available for book signings and to give talks at libraries, historical societies, schools and other organizations. Current topics include: any (or all) of the the Virginia-born U.S. presidents, homeschooling American history, writing and publishing local history books/memoirs, and Archives 101: the basics of preserving family photos and papers. Contact me at heatherscole @ rocketmail.com for details.

Click below for links to previous talks I’ve given on the history of Norwood, Massachusetts.

“History of the Norwood Historical Society,” Norwood Retired Men’s Club (Norwood, MA), April 2007.

“‘The Biggest, Busiest and Best Suburban Municipality in New England’: George F. Willett, Norwood and the Creation of a Model 20th Century Town,” Morrill Memorial Library (Norwood, MA), October 2006.

“Imagining Norwood’s Past: Old Home Week and the Creation of Community Memory,” 10th Annual Conference on Cultural and Historical Preservation (Newport, RI), September 2006.

“Wielding a Mighty Force for Civic Righteousness: A Case Study of a Community Center in the Progressive Era,” New England Historical Association Spring Conference, April 2006.